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Stationary Engineers and Boiler Operators (51-8021)

Operate or maintain stationary engines, boilers, or other mechanical equipment to provide utilities for buildings or industrial processes. Operate equipment, such as steam engines, generators, motors, turbines, and steam boilers.
Employment and Job Openings
EmploymentAverage Annual Openings
2018 Estimate2028 ProjectionPercent ChangeLabor Force ExitsOccupation TransfersTotal
Alaska 112 123 9.82 4 9 14
United States 33700 34600 0.0 1100 2500 3700
Job Outlook for Alaska: Alaska’s employment growth is low with low employment opportunities.
2020 Wages
Mean WageWage by Percentile
Mean10th25thMedian75th90th
United States 32.77 19.56 25.31 31.09 39.13 49.80
Alaska 35.72 26.36 31.37 35.39 39.45 45.49
Balance of State 34.85 28.04 31.53 34.84 38.21 40.65

* indicates the estimate is not available, or the hourly wage is greater than $100, or the annual wage is greater than $208,000.